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The Great Plains Indian Wars – Reflection The situation of Native Americans at the end was tragic after the five major events of the Indian Wars. Nearly every Native American Indian tribe has experienced some kind of neglect or discrimination. The Indian Wars took place primarily between the 1860s and 1880s and impacted groups as diverse as the Apache, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, and Sioux. All the battles were happened for the same reason, which was the white settlers want the Native American territory. Even though the first Indian War “Sand Creek Massacre” was set on 1864, the federal government began to force Native American tribes to move west was long before in the 1830s. The Sand Creek Massacre in 1864 was the beginning of a cycle of violence that lasted until the battle of Wounded Knee in 1890. Although the white settlers have many of professional trained soldiers, it does not mean they can win all the battles. The friendly Native Americans were no longer able to hold
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  • Fall '17
  • Larry Schweikart
  • Native Americans in the United States, situation of Native Americans

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